A lot of parents are homeschooling these days, and apart from the researching and planning and experimenting and revamping, there’s always the ever-looming presence of the end of the year: review time. Some parents opt for the standardized test, which I’m sure comes with its own stress. We have always gone the route of portfolios. Ah, yes, the nifty little… View Post
I think it’s time to tell the story about where I’ve been for so long. It’s hard to find a place to start. Even though it’s been almost two years, it’s all still very new for me and I’m still learning how to cope. This is a long post and more for the benefit of justifying my absence than anything else. I suppose I’ll start from the beginning.
Let’s take a minute to talk about happiness. At the root of everything, it’s what we all want, and the Swedes certainly seem to have a leg up on most of us. While no country is perfect across the board, Sweden has consistently ranked in the top ten of the world’s happiest countries. So, what’s their secret? According to some… View Post
This is not a post with a solution. This is a post that will (hopefully) lead to a solution – or many. For the past few days, my Facebook has been flooded with memes and posts about the current situation in the U.S. concerning the zero tolerance immigration policy and the separation of children from parents who have entered the… View Post
I just finished an amazing book called How to Raise A Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love With Nature by Scott D. Sampson. Initially, I got interested in the concept of getting the kids outside more by noticing how a friend and fellow homeschool mom was never deterred by the weather when it came to outdoor… View Post